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Spacious, Sunny Home - Fit for the Gods/Wifi/ Live Like a Local Central Athens

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Sunny, spacious,10' ceilling, living room

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Last updated: 07/13/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Spacious and Sunny, Lofty, open living design (1300)- 2nd floor with numerous windows, high ceiling, two balconies to enjoy the sunny mornings, and breezy nights. Terrazio floors. The apartment has a large foyer with French doors that lead to a balcony, where you can relax on two large wicker chairs and enjoy your breakfast, or coffee.
Large living room, with two new Italian leather couches, large coffee table, bookcase/books, satellite/cable TV, DVD, large easy rocking chair. A very comfortable room. Air conditioned, dehumid.
Dining room with French doors leading to 2nd balcony with antique table and chairs to enjoy a meal.
Master bedroom has a queen bed, dresser, cable TV, Internet, WI-FI. French doors leading to another balcony facing south.
Twin beds in the 2nd bedroom, a closet wall with drawers.
1 and 1/2 bathrooms, with the shower in the full tub (good water pressure). Baby crib available.
Fully equipped kitchen with an enclosed third balcony- ( microwave, toaster, coffee pot).
Private entrance, private roof top for laundry hanging.
Seven minutes to the center of Town (using the Metro). The apartment is 5 Metro stops from the center of Athens, Plaka, Monastiraki,Parthenon, Acropolis museum and many other Touristic attractions.
The neighborhood is safe, very traditional with 2 parks, coffee bars, restaurants, bakeries, grocery stores, banks, gyms.
The Metro is only 5 to 7 minutes walking distance. By the Metro there is a station for various buses to the beaches and other places in Athens.
It is a fun, bustling neighborhood that a family can enjoy.
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Owner was a part time travel agent. Please email for other Greek destination suggestions regarding your Greek Vacation Experience.
I have helped many of my past rental clients with their travel itineraries free of charge. Contact me direct - first initial - last name - gmail.

Restaurants/Coffee Houses: Restaurants are numerous and reasonable around the neighborhood. Also numerous coffee shops with WiFi to enjoy a relaxing coffee while you stay in touch with family and friends back home.

Neighborhood: There is a large park for fresh air and relaxation just few meter away. At the perimeter of the park are the restaurants and coffee houses where you can sit and relax, (5 restaurants, 10 coffee houses). The neighborhood is safe and very traditional to the Greek local life. More restaurants can be found around the Metro stop also.

You can also find many grocery stores, banks, pharmacies, the weekly farmer's market, shops, and many neighborhood stores that makes this area so unique.
Just 5 to 7 minutes by Metro you are at all Antiquities and the center of Athens.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Chauffeur

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    The balconies have high rails. The rooms are large and comfy. Apartment has nice lay out for easy living. Neighborhood has a large park for playing and a kiddy park. Many little bakeries and convenience stores for quick snack buying....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking only at the balconies...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Two individual bedrooms with their own doors. Master bedroom has French doors leading to a balcony. Both bedrooms have new mattresses, are air conditioned and have ceiling fans. Master bedroom has an antique wall closet and cabinet with connection for internet and a TV with VCR and DVDs. Twin beds bedroom has a wall closet with drawers. Large to accommodate your clothes, with iron board and iron. A baby crib is available. A European sofa bed is located in the dining room. The room can be closed off from the hall way and the Living area to create a private room. A firm extra sleeping area....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Full 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Half 1: toilet

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  • Shower has excellent pressure and the water gets hot quickly. The main bathroom is large according to European standards, with a window. The second bathroom has a sink and a toilet with a small window for ventilation....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We have a private chauffer that could drive you anywhere you want for a reasonable price. Tours can be make by him to make your stay more enjoyable. If you are limited with time, the driver can make the difference for you to see all of the antiquities faster and with a private person who knows the history of the places that you will visit....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Tapes and CD are found in the book case....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Two cable TV One in living room One in master bedroom...moreless

  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    DVDs are found on the bookcase....moreless

Theme

  • Budget
  • Family

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Numerous beaches by tram, bus or taxis. Beaches are 4 to 7 miles away....moreless

  • Downtown:

    Syndagma ( Athens center) is 2 miles away and 7 minutes by Metro. Only 5 stops. Metro runs every 3 to 4 minutes between trains....moreless

  • Town:

    all Antiquities are only 2 miles away. Easy and fast transportation by Metro. Very reasonable. Taxis are also cheap and very accessible. There are numerous taxis to take you any where u wish to go....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Each room is individually air conditioned, and heated. ...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Computer Available:

    Only hooked is provided. Bring your own. WiFi in the building...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens provided and extra linens as needed are found in the apartment....moreless

  • Living Area
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone:

    SIM card cell phone use for your convenience upon arrival....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    safe parking on the street...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    You can also ask our agent to do the laundry for you. Ask for price per load. Our agent could also show you how to use the apartment's washer - no drier -hang clothes at the roof top or the balcony....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Yes, anywhere in the apartment...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen - pots, pans, toaster, microwave, dishes, glasses, cups, coffee maker....moreless

  • Microwave:

    and toaster...moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Frost free refrigerator...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    (2) One balcony faces East and the other West. Great for reading, sunning, relaxing. One has wicker chairs for relaxing with a cup of coffee in the morning or evening....moreless

  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Spring-Summer-Fall
Apr 1 - Nov 12, 2016
2 night min stay
$92
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$92

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Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $55

Notes:

No security Deposit.

Extra adult guests after 2 guests - €10.00 a day.

Cleaning €35,00


Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

12 Miles
Nearest Airport
E. Venizelos Airport
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Walking distance
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Piraeus-
6 Metres
Nearest Golf
7 miles away at Glyfada
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Walking distance
12 Miles
Nearest Ski
Parnesos
7 Miles
Nearest Beach
Glyfada Boula, Bouliagmeni

Car: Not Necessary

The apartment is 200 meters from Dafni Metro rail. In 4 minutes you are at the Acropolis Museum and the entrance to the hill that will take you to the Parthenon.

Another few minutes of Metro transportation you are at the center of town, where the Parliament is with the changing of the guards. Plaka, Monastiraki, Bonaki museum and other tourists attractions.

You can take a short taxi ride and go the Archeological Museum that is only 5 minutes by taxi ride or 10 by bus.

The Dafni neighborhood has numerous restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, banks, pharmacies, schools, police station, and parks, with a kiddie part right around the corner of the apartment.

Other Activities: Antiquities in Athens and nearby areas

Golf: Glyfada Golf course is about 8 to 9 kilometers away and it is private. You pay a daily fee.

Ski: At Parnisos, you pay a daily user fee. Take a taxi there. It is about 20 kilometers depending on weather conditions.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2001

About: Maria is a retired educator, Tony is a semi-retired attorney who is still busy with some cases. We purchased this property for its location to the center of Athens, and easy access to the beaches. The Metro is 5 fast stops to Syndagma - center of the city - we also liked to be near the antiquities so when our family and friends visit they can easily visit them. The tram is near Syndagma where it can take you to the numerous city beaches in the summer. I also was a part time travel agent and can help travellers with their holiday plans to islands and greek villages. We love travelling but understand comfort. We live in Michigan 7 months out of the year and reside in South Africa, and Greece the rest of the time. We also have a 2nd home 2 hours away in a village high on a mountain where it is breezy and you can breath fresh mountain cool air. We go there often and also rent it out.

Why Neos Kosmos, Athens, Greece:
Our property has an open living space between Large entrance, living room and dining room. It is a wide space to feel comfortable. It is extremely spacious - 1300 sq. ft. Read some of our reviews to get a better idea as to why this property over others. Have a look at the youtube link as well.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
the location is great, near the center of Athens (Syndagma), 7 minutes away on Metro Rail from the apartment. The local tram, a 5 to 7 minute walk away, takes you to the numerous beaches of Athens. The neighborhood is safe, quiet, and has some of the best restaurants in the city. They are very reasonable, and authentic Greek cuisine. That was one of the reasons why we love it here. Live like a local. Buy fresh produce from the farmer's market down the road. Some of our guests have stayed at our village Stone house, located 3,000 feet up on a Greek mountain side with forests behind the house. Fresh air, and cooler temperatures - go to 3777846 same site. For either site, you can contact us direct - first anitial - last name - gmail


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  • Sunny, spacious,10' ceilling, living room

    Sunny, spacious,10' ceilling, living room

  • Living Room, Foyer, Hallway to the apartment.

    Living Room, Foyer, Hallway to the apartment.

  • Dining room, French doors to 2nd balcony

    Dining room, French doors to 2nd balcony

  • Queen bed, flat screen TV, DVD, computer set up.

    Queen bed, flat screen TV, DVD, computer set up.

  • Long Hallway to all the sleeping areas and bath

    Long Hallway to all the sleeping areas and bath

  • Neighborhood Park - Green and inviting

    Neighborhood Park - Green and inviting

  • Acropolis Museum - only 4 stops by metro. A five minute ride. Less than 2 miles

    Acropolis Museum - only 4 stops by metro. A five minute ride. Less than 2 miles

  • Numerous coffee bars near apartment and on the way

    Numerous coffee bars near apartment and on the way

  • Enclosed kitchen balcony with lemon tree

    Enclosed kitchen balcony with lemon tree

  • Nafplion - only 2 hours away - a nice day excursion

    Nafplion - only 2 hours away - a nice day excursion

  • Parthenon at sunset. Picture taken from Lycavitos Hill.

    Parthenon at sunset. Picture taken from Lycavitos Hill.

  • Nearby beaches. Glyfada, Bouliagmeni and Barkiza.

    Nearby beaches. Glyfada, Bouliagmeni and Barkiza.

  • View of Living rm, dng rm, foyer, Satelite TV

    View of Living rm, dng rm, foyer, Satelite TV

  • Foyer, French Doors to sitting balcony, Living rm.

    Foyer, French Doors to sitting balcony, Living rm.

  • Kitchen & enclosed 3rd balcony with washer

    Kitchen & enclosed 3rd balcony with washer

  • 2nd bedroom, twin beds, wall closet.

    2nd bedroom, twin beds, wall closet.

  • Bathroom with shower, toilet, window facing west.

    Bathroom with shower, toilet, window facing west.

  • Coffee bar near the park to enjoy a sunny day

    Coffee bar near the park to enjoy a sunny day

  • Parthenon, only 4 metro stops away. 1.80 miles away.

    Parthenon, only 4 metro stops away. 1.80 miles away.

  • Parthenon at night. Take the Metro and enjoy the sunset. Five minutes by Metro

    Parthenon at night. Take the Metro and enjoy the sunset. Five minutes by Metro

  • Evzones outside Parliament Building at Syndagma.
5 quick stops away by Metro.

    Evzones outside Parliament Building at Syndagma. 5 quick stops away by Metro.

  • Sounio Sunset. A beautiful ride and an afternoon excursion.

    Sounio Sunset. A beautiful ride and an afternoon excursion.

  • Aegina Island, :30 minutes away for a day excursion.

    Aegina Island, :30 minutes away for a day excursion.

  • Plaka Street, only 4 stops from Home by metro

    Plaka Street, only 4 stops from Home by metro

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Thursday, July 28, 2016

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